Enclosed Porch Plans - 8x8 Mortise & Tenon
Learn how to build an Enclosure to attach to the Vermont Cabin, or Two Bay Garage designs with our DIY building instructions.
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These do-it-yourself building plans will show you how to build an enclosure for the Timber Frame Cabins and the 2 Bay Garage. If you want to add an extra room to your post and beam building this set of step-by-step instructions is handy. Use the enclosure as additional living space, a workshop area to keep your garage tidy, or as extra storage space. These assembly instructions include detailed illustrations, foundation option suggestions, a cut list, shopping list for materials, and rafter angle templates.
You will learn how to build this enclosure on a treated sill plate that sits on a concrete slab. True-dimensional 8×8 hemlock lumber should be used for the mortise and tenon posts and beams. Hemlock rafters are recommended for the roofing. The plans show you how to install shiplap pine siding and a metal roof.